Watch: Why Computers Are Bad at Algebra

The answer lies in the weirdness of floating-point numbers and the computer's perception of a number line.

August 21, 2017

Quantum Computers Could One Day Help Us Find Cures for Incurable Diseases

The first true quantum computers may be released next year.

August 14, 2017

Scientists Have Stored 2 MB of Data in a Single Speck of DNA

They think they could store 2,859 year's worth of high-def video in just one gram.

March 8, 2017

Self-Replicating “DNA Computers” Are Set to Change Everything

Forget the cloud — DNA computers can work at 100 billion terabytes.

March 6, 2017

Orange Is the New Raspberry? Welcome to the Age of the $20 Quad-Core Computer

High power, low price.

November 8, 2016

The Age of the Automation: Walmart Cuts 7,000 Office Jobs in the U.S.

As they move towards automation, employees will be transferred to other positions.

September 8, 2016

Stanford Scientists Built a New Kind of Computer – One That Runs on Water Droplets

It may seem like water and computers don't go together, but a team of scientists at Stanford have managed to make a computer that runs using water.

March 4, 2016

Computer Chip Made of Nano-Materials Can Make Computers Run 1000x Faster

A stacked, skyscraper concept for chips can potentially make current computer technology run more efficiently.

December 16, 2015
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